Resolve (January 1966-June 1967)
Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the south, while Saigon struggles to “pacify the countryside.” As an antiwar movement builds back home, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and Marines discover that the war they are being asked to fight in Vietnam is nothing like their fathers’ war.
An antiwar activist recalls a large protest march in New York City.
A Viet Cong soldier realizes his American enemy is not unlike his own countrymen.
A youth volunteer on the Ho Chi Minh Trail describes her experiences.
A Viet Cong soldier recalls losing several family members in the war.
A South Vietnamese woman researches the communist movement in her country.
President Johnson and Secretary McNamara discuss strategy by phone.